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Computer Science Students Awarded

Princess Trillo, a senior computer science student at The University of Texas at El Paso, is the undergraduate winner of the International Test and Evaluation Association’s Student Paper Contest.

A member of the UTEP high-performance computing research team led by Professor of Computer Science Pat Teller, Trillo won with her paper "A Study of the Influence of the POWER5 Dynamic Resource Balancing Hardware on Optimal Hardware Thread Priorities."

Trillo will be presented with a $1,500 scholarship during a luncheon at the ITEA Live-Virtual-Constructive Conference at the Wyndham El Paso Airport hotel on Jan. 13. The conference, hosted by the ITEA’s White Sands Missile Range chapter, runs from Jan. 12-15 at the Wyndham hotel.

UTEP computer science doctoral candidate Mitesh Meswani won second place in the graduate student category for his paper, "Measuring and Validating Metrics Used to Estimate Microarchitecture Resource Utilization: a Case Study of the IBM POWER5 Processor."

– Laura Cruz Acosta

Horizons Online News. [Online] Available, December 23, 2008.